Carolina
Hurricanes
Stadium PNC Arena
29-18-3 Overall | 5-10-1 METROPOLITAN 5th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Hurricanes159132 21.29%
Schedule
Regular season
Fri  1/3
vs
Capitals
L3-4
Sun  1/5
vs
Lightning
L1-3
Tue  1/7
vs
Flyers
W / OT5-4
Fri  1/10
vs
Coyotes
W3-0
Sat  1/11
vs
Kings
W2-0
Mon  1/13
@
Capitals
L0-2
Thu  1/16
@
Blue Jackets
L2-3
Fri  1/17
vs
Ducks
L / OT1-2
Sun  1/19
vs
Islanders
W / SO2-1
Tue  1/21
vs
Jets
W4-1
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their championship odds are 30/1, 3.2% (#16 best). They are not a good bet to win the championship. Their 2.1% chance is #12 in the league. In simulations, they win the East 4.8% of the time and are not a good value at 15/1, 6.2%. The Hurricanes are averaging 94.8 points per sim which makes them a decent bet to come under 95.5. At -180 the Hurricanes are a good value to make the playoffs with a 67.9% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 9/2, 18.2%. They win the division in 14.9% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

They were expected to win 54% of their games last season so their 46-29-7 met expectations. Against the money line they turned a +52 profit. They broke even against the money line. They were not good on puck lines going 38-44 (-289 loss). More of their games came in under (46) than went over (34). They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Montreal Canadiens. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Since 10/2/2018 their average goal differential is +0.2 (includes playoff games) which ranks #14 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #9. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #8 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #13 in road games.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Petr Mrazek who is projected to be the #14 Goalie. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
20 Aho, Sebastian C6-017607/26/1997No College
18 Dzingel, Ryan LW6-019003/09/1992No College
6 Edmundson, Joel D6-421506/28/1993No College
4 Fleury, Haydn D6-320807/08/1996No College
13 Foegele, Warren RW6-219804/01/1996No College
51 Gardiner, Jake D6-220307/04/1990No College
56 Haula, Erik C6-019303/23/1991No College
48 Martinook, Jordan RW6-019607/25/1992No College
23 McGinn, Brock LW6-018702/02/1994No College
34 Mrazek, Petr G6-119002/14/1992No College
88 Necas, Martin RW6-117801/15/19991No College
21 Niederreiter, Nino LW6-221809/08/1992No College
22 Pesce, Brett D6-320611/15/1994No College
47 Reimer, James G6-222003/15/1988No College
74 Slavin, Jaccob D6-320705/01/1994No College
11 Staal, Jordan C6-422009/10/1988No College
37 Svechnikov, Andrei LW6-219503/26/2000No College
86 Teravainen, Teuvo RW5-1119109/11/1994No College
71 Wallmark, Lucas C6-017809/05/1995No College
14 Williams, Justin RW6-118410/04/1981No College
57 van Riemsdyk, Trevor D6-219207/24/1991No College